The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 505 517 591
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +74
Permanent jobs citing Security Testing 153 141 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 89 67
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.71%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37528 38760 42354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.17% 87.10% 86.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32284 32344 34816
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region.

Security Testing Salary Trend in London

Security Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Security Testing Salary Histogram in London

Security Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +21 25 £65,000 - 3
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 134 (43.79%) Information Security
2 110 (35.95%) Penetration Testing
3 79 (25.82%) Finance
4 74 (24.18%) Java
4 74 (24.18%) QA
4 74 (24.18%) OWASP
5 71 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (21.90%) Windows
7 65 (21.24%) CISSP
8 63 (20.59%) C#
8 63 (20.59%) SQL
9 61 (19.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 61 (19.93%) SDLC
10 59 (19.28%) Cybersecurity
10 59 (19.28%) Linux
11 58 (18.95%) Firewall
12 56 (18.30%) Management Information System
13 50 (16.34%) Security Cleared
14 49 (16.01%) Risk Management
15 47 (15.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 46 (15.03%) .NET
17 45 (14.71%) TCP/IP
17 45 (14.71%) Microsoft
17 45 (14.71%) Network Security
18 43 (14.05%) C++
19 42 (13.73%) C
19 42 (13.73%) Ethical Hacking
20 40 (13.07%) Security Architecture
21 39 (12.75%) CREST Certified
22 38 (12.42%) CHECK Team Leader

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.61%) IIS
1 8 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.29%) SaaS
3 6 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (18.95%) Firewall
2 45 (14.71%) Network Security
2 45 (14.71%) TCP/IP
3 34 (11.11%) Wireless
4 28 (9.15%) WAN
5 21 (6.86%) LAN
6 18 (5.88%) HTTP
7 16 (5.23%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (4.58%) Internet
9 8 (2.61%) DNS
9 8 (2.61%) SAN
10 7 (2.29%) BGP
10 7 (2.29%) iSCSI
10 7 (2.29%) MPLS
10 7 (2.29%) VPLS
11 4 (1.31%) VoIP
12 2 (0.65%) Intranet
12 2 (0.65%) Wireless Security
13 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.90%) RDBMS
3 14 (4.58%) Big Data
4 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
5 12 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.31%) GIS
6 4 (1.31%) MarkLogic
6 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (12.09%) Selenium
2 35 (11.44%) Burp Suite
3 34 (11.11%) Metasploit
4 32 (10.46%) Cucumber
5 25 (8.17%) Jenkins
6 22 (7.19%) JMeter
7 21 (6.86%) Git (software)
7 21 (6.86%) JIRA
8 19 (6.21%) WebDriver
9 18 (5.88%) Appium
10 17 (5.56%) sqlmap
11 16 (5.23%) Paros
12 15 (4.90%) WATIR
13 14 (4.58%) SoapUI
14 13 (4.25%) Gerrit
14 13 (4.25%) Mercurial
14 13 (4.25%) Visual Studio
15 12 (3.92%) LoadRunner
16 10 (3.27%) Hudson
17 9 (2.94%) RubyMine
General
1 79 (25.82%) Finance
2 33 (10.78%) Banking
3 17 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.59%) Retail
5 8 (2.61%) Legal
6 7 (2.29%) Electronics
6 7 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.29%) Marketing
6 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.63%) Law
8 3 (0.98%) Brand Awareness
8 3 (0.98%) Games
9 2 (0.65%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Hebrew Language
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 84 (27.45%) Tester
2 71 (23.20%) Penetration Tester
3 59 (19.28%) Analyst
4 37 (12.09%) Architect
5 33 (10.78%) Security Architect
6 31 (10.13%) Security Analyst
7 30 (9.80%) Security Engineer
8 29 (9.48%) Security Specialist
9 26 (8.50%) Application Security Specialist
9 26 (8.50%) Applications Specialist
9 26 (8.50%) Information Analyst
9 26 (8.50%) Information Security Analyst
10 23 (7.52%) Consultant
11 21 (6.86%) Security Tester
12 20 (6.54%) Security Penetration Tester
13 18 (5.88%) Security Consultant
14 17 (5.56%) Team Leader
15 16 (5.23%) Test Analyst
16 14 (4.58%) Senior Penetration Tester
16 14 (4.58%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (15.03%) .NET
2 22 (7.19%) Web Services
3 14 (4.58%) ASP.NET
3 14 (4.58%) REST
4 12 (3.92%) Spring
4 12 (3.92%) Struts
5 10 (3.27%) Ajax
5 10 (3.27%) XML
6 9 (2.94%) HTML
7 7 (2.29%) HTML5
7 7 (2.29%) SOAP
8 6 (1.96%) CSS
9 5 (1.63%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (1.31%) Flash
10 4 (1.31%) JSON
10 4 (1.31%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (1.31%) SAML
11 3 (0.98%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 56 (18.30%) Management Information System
2 34 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 22 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 21 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 14 (4.58%) CESG
7 8 (2.61%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.29%) BYOD
8 7 (2.29%) Clustering
8 7 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.96%) Fintech
10 5 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.31%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.31%) Social Media
12 3 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.98%) PKI
12 3 (0.98%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 67 (21.90%) Windows
2 59 (19.28%) Linux
3 27 (8.82%) Kali Linux
3 27 (8.82%) Unix
4 24 (7.84%) Android
4 24 (7.84%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.92%) Solaris
6 11 (3.59%) Windows Server
7 7 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.63%) Mac OS X
9 4 (1.31%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Phone
9 4 (1.31%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (43.79%) Information Security
2 110 (35.95%) Penetration Testing
3 74 (24.18%) OWASP
4 71 (23.20%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (19.93%) SDLC
5 61 (19.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 59 (19.28%) Cybersecurity
7 49 (16.01%) Risk Management
8 42 (13.73%) Ethical Hacking
9 40 (13.07%) Security Architecture
10 29 (9.48%) BDD
11 27 (8.82%) Secure Coding
11 27 (8.82%) Test Automation
12 26 (8.50%) Automated Testing
12 26 (8.50%) Scrum
13 25 (8.17%) E-Commerce
13 25 (8.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (7.52%) Security Management
14 23 (7.52%) TOGAF
15 22 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (24.18%) Java
2 63 (20.59%) C#
2 63 (20.59%) SQL
3 43 (14.05%) C++
4 42 (13.73%) C
5 35 (11.44%) Python
6 31 (10.13%) Ruby
7 25 (8.17%) PHP
8 19 (6.21%) Perl
9 17 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 16 (5.23%) JavaScript
11 8 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 8 (2.61%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.63%) VB
14 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.65%) Scala
17 1 (0.33%) Go
17 1 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (21.24%) CISSP
2 50 (16.34%) Security Cleared
3 39 (12.75%) CREST Certified
4 38 (12.42%) CHECK Team Leader
5 34 (11.11%) CISM
6 31 (10.13%) SC Cleared
7 30 (9.80%) Degree
8 24 (7.84%) ISEB
9 21 (6.86%) CEH
9 21 (6.86%) ISTQB
10 19 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 17 (5.56%) OSCP
12 15 (4.90%) DV Cleared
12 15 (4.90%) GIAC
13 13 (4.25%) CLAS
14 12 (3.92%) CHECK Team Member
15 11 (3.59%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (3.59%) GPEN
16 10 (3.27%) CESG Certified Professional
16 10 (3.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (24.18%) QA
2 47 (15.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (6.21%) PCI DSS
4 13 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (1.63%) COBIT
5 5 (1.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (0.98%) ISO27002
6 3 (0.98%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.65%) RMADS
7 2 (0.65%) SDET
8 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (2.29%) vSphere
3 5 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (10.13%) Nessus
2 12 (3.92%) HP Fortify
3 8 (2.61%) WebInspect
4 7 (2.29%) Nagios
4 7 (2.29%) SCCM
5 5 (1.63%) OpenVAS
6 4 (1.31%) Nmap
6 4 (1.31%) RSA Archer
7 2 (0.65%) WMI
8 1 (0.33%) Ansible
8 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.25%) Qualys
3 12 (3.92%) VMware
4 9 (2.94%) HP
5 8 (2.61%) ArcSight
5 8 (2.61%) Juniper
5 8 (2.61%) Sourcefire
5 8 (2.61%) Splunk
6 7 (2.29%) NetApp
6 7 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.29%) SAP
7 6 (1.96%) Oracle
8 5 (1.63%) ATG
9 4 (1.31%) Apple
9 4 (1.31%) Google
9 4 (1.31%) IBM
9 4 (1.31%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.98%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.65%) Veracode
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + travel + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pop Science
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits + expenses
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Sainsbury's
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago